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March 12, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Jubail, Saudi Arabia), today signed a memorandum of understanding with SK Gas (Seoul) to become a joint venture partner in SK Gas’s previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Saudi-company-joins-SK-Gas-in-Korean-propane-dehydrogenation-project_59496.html
March 12, 2014
Trinseo, formerly Styron, reports net income for the 2013 fourth quarter of $10.6 million, up from a loss of $507,000 in the year-ago period. Adjusted Ebitda more than doubled, to $109 million, the result of improved styrene production margins and an additional $10 million in 2013 dividends from the Americas Styrenics joint venture....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/TrinseoStyron-swings-to-profit_59475.html
March 12, 2014
Hanwha Chemical (Seoul), a producer of chlor-alkalis, polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride, as well as a major player in the solar energy, is in early stages of assessing the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Hanwha-Chemical-eyeing-Dows-chlor-alkali-assets-in-North-America_59489.html
March 11, 2014
IC Potash (ICP; Toronto) has completed a feasibility study for its ochoa sulphate of potash (SOP) project at Lea County, NM—effective 9 January. Construction is expected to begin...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/IC-Potash-completes-feasibility-study-of-$1-billion-potash-project_59472.html
March 11, 2014
Rentech Nitrogen has announced its fourth-quarter earnings, ended 31 December 2013, today reporting a net loss and revenues down on a “challenging” quarter, heavily...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Rentech-Nitrogen-reports-lower-results-on-drop-in-nitrogen-prices_59470.html
March 11, 2014
Sibur said today that its Tobolsk-Polymer (Tobolsk, Russia) unit has obtained the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of chemicals (Reach)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Siburs-products-from-Tobolsk-gain-access-to-EU-market-with-Reach-certification_59461.html
March 11, 2014
Ineos and Solvay have added assets at Wilhelmshaven, Germany, and they may have to add assets at Runcorn, UK, to the revised package of divestments submitted to the European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_dichloride/Ineos-Solvay-add-assets-in-Germany-and-possibly-UK-to-divestment-package-for-EU-approval-of-chlorvinyls-JV_59471.html
March 10, 2014
An escalation of the political conflict between Russia and Ukraine risks disrupting the production and exports of fertilizers and ammonia from the Black Sea, which could create fears...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/IHS-Russia-Ukraine-standoff-could-disrupt-nitrogen-fertilizer-market_59432.html
March 7, 2014
BP said today that it has completed the previously announced buyout of its partners in Amoco Mitsui PTA Indonesia (AMI; Jakarta). BP says that on 28 February it completed the purchase...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/terephthalic_acid/BP-takes-full-ownership-in-Indonesian-PTA-producer-may-upgrade-plant_59399.html
March 6, 2014
Shin-Etsu (Tokyo) is studying plans to build a US world-scale ethylene plant, executive chairman Chihiro Kanagawa tells CW. Shin-Etsu is the largest US and global maker of PVC and currently purchases all of its US ethylene requirements under long-term contracts....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Shin-Etsu-evaluating-US-ethylene-investment_59392.html
March 6, 2014
The European Commission has, as expected,  opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the planned acquisition by Huntsman of a number of titanium dioxide (TiO2) assets...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/titanium_dioxide/EU-Commission-opens-in-depth-probe-into-Huntsmans-acquisition-of-Rockwood-titanium-dioxide-assets_59362.html
March 5, 2014
Indonesian state-owned fertilizer producer Pupuk Kalimantan Timur (Pupuk Kaltim; Bontang) will team up with Jordan Phosphate Mines Co. (JPMC; Amman) for a $300-million investment to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Indonesia-Jordan-to-build-phosphoric-acid-JV-complex_59339.html
March 5, 2014
DuPont Sustainable Solutions says that MECS, a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont, has been awarded a sulfuric acid technology license by Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma'aden) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/DuPont-subsidiary-awarded-technology-license-for-sulfuric-acid-plant-in-Saudi-Arabia_59340.html
March 5, 2014
Growing incomes and improving diets in developing countries such as Brazil, India, and China, combined with significant biofuels production in the United States and Brazil, are driving...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Growing-economies-US-biofuels-development-driving-global-demand-growth-for-ammonia_59336.html
March 5, 2014
Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM; Santiago) says its net profit during the last quarter of 2013 totaled $69 million, down more than 50% from the $141.8 million reported in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/SQMs-fourth-quarter-net-profit-falls-by-half_59330.html
March 5, 2014
Liquid Light (Monmouth Junction, NJ) has unveiled a process for the production of high-volume chemicals from carbon dioxide (CO2), showcasing its demonstration-scale "reaction...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_glycol/US-start-up-develops-cost-advantaged-process-to-make-high-volume-chemicals-from-CO2_59327.html
March 3, 2014
The fertilizer business of mining company Vale (Rio de Janeiro) posted negative adjusted Ebitda of $105 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with positive adjusted Ebitda of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Vales-fertilizer-business-swings-to-loss-on-lower-prices-sales_59277.html
March 3, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) has started operations at the newly developed Novo-Solikamsk section of the company's Solikamsk-1 potash mine and plant complex at Solikamsk, Russia, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Uralkali-completes-project-to-extend-life-of-potash-complex-in-Russia_59270.html
March 2, 2014
The Kuwait Styrene Co., (TKSC) today reported a net profit of $180 million for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2013. “Despite several challenges, these profits exceeded the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Kuwait-Styrene-reports-record-sales-and-profit-on-higher-demand_59249.html
February 28, 2014
Solvay and Ineos say they have offered the European Commission a revised remedy package, consisting of substantial asset divestments, to secure the commission's approval for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_dichloride/Solvay-Ineos-sweeten-divestment-package-offered-to-secure-EU-Commission-approval-for-chlorvinyls-JV_59224.html
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